Although Republicans supported President Trump’s cruel, ineffective immigration policies for years, they are currently attempting to politicize President Biden’s attempts to humanely manage the border and end Trump’s harsh and ineffective policies. Yet their efforts to portray any increase in border crossings as an indictment of the Biden administration ignores the fact that there is… Continue »

Kids are fleeing for their lives. Democrats are proposing intelligent solutions to complex challenges. The Republicans are playing politics.  A powerful NBC News story, “‘My dream is to meet my dad’: They crossed the border alone to reunite with parents,” interviews kids who just arrived in America: “‘Have you been scared?’ ‘Yes.’ ‘Why?’ ‘Because I… Continue »

Cut through the noise. Break through the fog of GOP talking points. Disregard the Sunday show hype. The choice before America’s policy makers is this: Should America welcome kids fleeing violence, or send them back to the violence they fled? Former Trump administration officials and GOP policymakers argue that we should return to Trump policies… Continue »

Read the new America’s Voice report, The Return of Trump: The Racist Sequel   America’s Voice is releasing a new report ahead of Donald Trump’s immigration-focused speech at CPAC on Sunday. It underscores that the reliance on nativism and xenophobia by Donald Trump and Stephen Miller is a political loser for Republicans. The report is… Continue »

This Sunday, Donald Trump will deliver a speech at CPAC that reportedly will focus heavily on immigration. This begs a few questions:  Didn’t we just emerge from multiple election cycles in which Trump and the GOP ran hard on Democrats’ supposed radicalism on immigration?  Didn’t Trump attack Biden on “amnesty” and being “soft-on-immigration” throughout the… Continue »

The new images of the attack on the Capitol make one realize, for better or for worse, that it was a concerted action. Outlined to the smallest detail by legislators who, like millions of Americans right now, want to see justice exacted on the ex-president Donald Trump for the damage he has done to his… Continue »

Las nuevas imágenes del ataque al Capitolio dan cuenta, ni más ni menos, que de una acción concertada. Explicadas hasta el más mínimo detalle por parte de los legisladores que, como millones de estadounidenses en este momento, desean que la justicia se haga cargo del expresidente Donald Trump por el daño que le ha hecho… Continue »

After four years of intense, sadistic, and systematic attacks on immigrant communities of color, the winds are beginning to blow their way, not only through acts and words of goodwill but now, above all, with concrete steps at the highest level. What political irony the United States is living today: just a few months ago,… Continue »

Following politics in Washington, D.C. for almost three decades has been both a blessing and a curse. A blessing because of the richness of experience, the capacity to place new information in context, and for being on the front row of history as it unfolds. A curse because witnessing so many lies and false promises… Continue »

Donald Trump was the most anti-immigrant president in modern history who used his time in office to enact cruel and inhumane policies. In 2020, our multiracial, multiethnic, multigenerational majority chose a new America. As we prepare for a new administration and era in American politics, many immigrants and advocates took to social media to express… Continue »